Simon Montanaro, Chief Technology Officer at Melita Limited, said, “In 2018, Melita commissioned Ericsson to upgrade its mobile network and make it 5G ready. Today, with this state-of-the-art network in place, we are able to begin trialing 5G technology on frequencies which are already in use and therefore assess the performance of Ericsson’s advanced technology […]
3.4 - 3.8 GHz
Orange Polska and Nokia achieved download speeds of 1.2Gbps in trials of non-standalone (NSA) 5G technology in Lublin utilising the 3.4GHz-3.8GHz band.
Swiss mobile operator Sunrise has teamed up with Chinese vendor Huawei to achieve maximum download speeds of 3.67Gbps with multiple smartphones in a Zurich-based 5G trial.
During the MWC 2019, Huawei and Vodafone demonstrated their capability of providing a superior 5G experience based on a live network and 5G devices. Using Huawei’s E2E products and solutions, Vodafone deployed high performance 5G networks in multiple sites across Barcelona City Center (Plaza Catalunya, Paseo de Gracia, Balmes and Universitat) were users could experiment […]
Bouygues Telecom collaborated with Qualcomm and Ericsson to complete a 5G call in real conditions in Lyon using mobile terminals powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon X50 modem and Ericsson 6488 active radio antennas connected to a fiber optic network core. In 2018, the French regulator Arcep offered spectrum in the 3.5 GHz band (3400 – 3800 […]
Orange in partnership with Ericsson demonstrated a 5G NR data call in France. The test achieved a call on 3.4-3.8GHz band between a mobile terminal and a base station.
The mobile operator Elisa cooperated with Huawei for testing the 5G network preliminary standard using frequencies from the 3.5 GHz band and achieving speeds of up to 1.8 Gps. Huawei’s 5G routers were used for the test, equiped with self-developed Balong 5G01 chipset that support tje 3GPP standard for 5G. Elisa’s commercial network enables a […]
Ericsson and Swisscom conducted a multivendor 5G Non-Standalone data call on the 3.5 GHz band in Burgdorf, Switzerland. The data call was conducted using Ericsson’s commercial HW/SW (NSA-compliant) Ericsson Radio System with AIR 6488, Baseband 6630, R6000 Transport and virtual EPC for 5G. Data transmissions were carried out using Intel’s Mobile Trial Platform (MTP) device […]
The launch of 5G trials was announced in the cities of Madrid, Barcelona, Valencia, Bilbao, Malaga and Seville by Vodafone. The announcement follows the recent acquisition of 90 megahertz of spectrum in the the 3.6-3.8 GHz band by the operator for €198 million.
SFR announced its 5G trials on the cities of Toulouse and Nantes.